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Area football roundup: Baldwin leans on ground game to beat Eudora

BALDWIN – With well over 200 all-purpose yards, 192 offensively and a great performance as the Bulldogs punter, it was Baldwin’s Connor Quick that commanded the Bulldogs to a 28-6 homecoming win Friday night against Eudora. Both teams ran the ball, then ran the ball, and ran the ball ...

Chiefs celebrating Mahomes’ big day … on his birthday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC’s top team, when someone asked him how he planned to celebrate his birthday. Mahomes ...

Brad Davis wins Ross Randall Shootout

Eudora — It’s been a good year for members of the 1999 Kansas men’s golf team that won the Big 12 title. Chris Thompson qualified for the 2018-19 PGA Tour season by finishing strong to place 20th during the regular season of the Web.com Tour. Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professionals ...

Area roundup: Tonganoxie tops Eudora for 1st win

Tonganoxie notched its first win of the season, claiming a 34-6 victory at Eudora Friday. Eudora (0-3) struck first in the battle between area teams with a touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard run by senior running back Carter Neis. The Chieftains (1-2) responded with 34 unanswered ...

KU golf starts season with 2nd place finish at Badger Invitational

With top-20 finishes from sophomore Harry Hillier, junior Andy Spencer, redshirt sophomore Drew Shepherd and sophomore Ben Sigel, the University of Kansas men's golf team placed second at the Badger Invitational Tuesday to open the 2018-19 season. Kansas posted a team score of 5-under (859), ...

Chou paces Jayhawks after 1st day of Minnesota Invitational

The University of Kansas women's golf team kicked off its 2018-19 season at the Minnesota Invitational against a talented field of 14 teams, playing 36 holes of continuous play Monday at the Prestwick Golf Course. Junior Yi-Tsen Chou paced the Jayhawks in both rounds, recording an overall ...

Kansas golf in 2nd entering final round

Following a 10-shot improvement from round one to round two, the University of Kansas men's golf team sits in second place going into the final round of the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course. The Jayhawks carded a second-round score of 282 (-6) Monday, and trail Illinois ...

Gary Woodland qualifies for Tour Championship

Continuing his strong late-season play, former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland became one of the 30 players to advance to the Tour Championship, set for Sept. 20-23 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Woodland earned a spot in the field by finishing in a tie for 12th at the BMW ...

Area roundup: Perry-Lecompton rolls past Holton

It was a familiar result for the Perry-Lecompton football team. After dominating in its season opener, Perry-Lecompton cruised to a 46-0 win over Holton in its home opener Friday. The Kaws have now scored 111 points through the first two games, while shutting out both of their opponents. ...

No. 16 Kansas settles for 0-0 draw at Cincinnati

Behind a strong defensive showing, the University of Kansas women's soccer team battled to a 0-0 draw against Cincinnati Thursday night at Gettler Stadium. No. 16 Kansas outshot the opposition by a 19-7 margin, but was unable to find the back of the net. It marks the team's second draw of the ...

New York Yankees scout Darryl Monroe back in town as featured speaker

Former Lawrence High football and baseball standout Darryl Monroe has a long history of competing for the winning side. Monroe was a key member of a Lawrence High state champion in football, a Lions baseball team that finished third in the state and the only University of Kansas baseball squad ...

Former Lawrence resident sets new American, world records

A former Lawrence resident has set a new American and world cycling record as part of an international competition. Ashton Lambie broke the American record and set a new unofficial world record in the individual pursuit on the third day of the Pan-American Championships in Aguascalientes, ...

KU soccer tops Butler in ranked match

After circumnavigating the field for 61 minutes, University of Kansas sophomore midfielder Ceri Holland went airborne. Butler’s Paige Monaghan drew a yellow card after tallying the team’s sixth foul of the match Sunday night at Rock Chalk Park. With Holland standing up, appearing exhausted ...

Area football roundup: Perry-Lecompton dominates Royal Valley

Perry-Lecompton dominated in its season opener at Royal Valley. The Wildcats scored early with a 16-yard touchdown run from Baine Pattin just over four minutes into the game and never looked back, shutting out Royal Valley with a 68-0 victory. The Kaws, who had 363 rushing yards, had three ...

Preps notebook: Area football teams to start 2018 campaigns

The high school football season is officially here. Lawrence High started the year off with a Thursday game, while Veritas actually began its regular season last week. The rest of the area football teams are slated to begin the 2018 campaign at 7 p.m. Friday. Free State, Baldwin, Eudora, ...

KU soccer claims 1-1 draw with Oregon

A late second-half goal by Oregon forced No. 18 Kansas soccer to settle for a 1-1 draw Sunday morning inside Hibner Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. "It's disappointing," head coach Mark Francis said in a release. "It still kind of feels like a loss to be honest. We outshot them 19 to five or six or ...

Tom Keegan: Red Bridge Wee Links, where big dreams start

Basketball and instant replay are two of the bigger contributions to sports that can be traced to Canada. Dr. James E. Naismith, inventor of basketball, was born in Canada. So was instant replay. It made its debut during a 1955 Hockey Night in Canada broadcast on CBC Television. Now is the ...

2018 banner year for generations of KU golfers

By Tom Keegan Twitter: @TomKeeganLJW For members of the University of Kansas men’s golf team, from this century and last, 2018 has been a stupendous year. Gary Woodland, 34, won his third PGA Tour event, led a major for two days, and had his highest finish in a major. Chris Thompson, 42, ...

Christie, McClure lift Kansas to 3-0 win over Oregon State

Junior Kansas forwards Katie McClure and Taylor Christie were too much for Oregon State to handle Friday night inside Nebraska's Barbara Hibner Stadium. The tandem combined for all three goals in a 3-0 victory. No. 18 Kansas scored all three goals in the first half, moving to 3-0 on the 2018 ...

McClure claims national, Big 12 weekly awards

Junior forward Katie McClure received a pair of accolades following her performance over the weekend, in which she helped the University of Kansas soccer team notch two victories to start the 2018 season. McClure was named the Big 12's Offensive Player of the Week, while also earning Player of ...